Murray Campbell is a Distinguished Research Staff Member and manager in the AI Foundations group, part of the IBM Research AI organization at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY. In his first project at IBM Research, Dr. Campbell was a member of the team that developed Deep Blue, the first computer to defeat the reigning world chess champion in a regulation match.
Prior to his current position, Dr. Campbell has had a number of management roles, including: Applications of machine learning, forecasting and optimization to a broad range of workforce management problems; indexing and search of multimedia data; and detecting early warning signs of anomalous behavior in sensor streams, public health and finance.
Dr. Campbell has conducted research in artificial intelligence and computer chess, with numerous publications and competitive victories, including eight computer chess championships. He is the recipient of the Fredkin Prize and the Allen Newell Research Excellence Medal. Dr. Campbell has a Ph.D. in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University, is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, and a fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.